Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway

Hike, bike and enjoy nature along this 31-mile crushed stone trail that follows its namesake river. The trail passes through 10 forest preserves,...

  

Old Stover Bike Path

The Forest Preserve of Cook County Bike Path trail starts across from Crabtree Nature Center and winds through woods dotted with ponds. It then joins...

  

Fox River Trail

The Fox River Trail parallels the Fox River and winds 35 miles from Crystal Lake to Aurora. Trail is asphalt-paved and connects to the Illinois Prairie...

  

John Husar I & M Canal Bicycle Trail

Located in southwest Cook County, this paved, nine-mile trail near Willow Springs meanders through woods and along the Sanitary and Ship Canal. No...

  

Illinois Prairie Path

The 62-mile bike trail follows the former Chicago, Aurora and Elgin commuter train line. Abandoned in 1961, it was converted to the Prairie Path in...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the second African-American to hold the world's sports title. The paved path is four...

  

McHenry County Conservation District Prairie Trail

This 26-mile multi-use trail follows a former railway line that stretches from the McHenry County line in Algonquin to the Wisconsin state border connecting...

  

North Branch Trail

This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic Gardens...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park Forest in Cook County to...

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and ends in Bemis Woods. It crosses several busy streets.

  

 







 
 
 
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